Police make arrest in armed robbery

Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia – Police have charged 50-year-old Darlene Joyce Johnson of Middle Sackville as a result of an armed robbery at a gas station on Sackville Dr.


At approximately 9:15 p.m. Saturday evening, a woman with a knife entered a gas station on Sackville Dr. where she demanded cigarettes and money. The gas station attendant handed over cigarettes and a small amount of cash and the woman left the store on foot. No one was injured.

Johnson has been charged with the following offences:

  • Robbery
  • Carrying a Concealed Weapon
  • Possession of Weapon Dangerous to the Public
  • Uttering Threats

Johnson appeared in court yesterday where she was remanded into custody and will return to Dartmouth Provincial Court on November 4, 2016.

Halifax District RCMP